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The Ceremonial Dragon  
   

The Ceremonial Dragon

Used for New Year and other celebrations, this resides in the Chinese Museum in Darwin
Chinese Devotions and Cooking in Cullen Bay

September 7th 2014
We had a sleep-in today and then looked at what was left to see in Darwin, preferably without cost, as we've been a bit extravagant lately. I was interested in the Chinese Temple and Museum, for a gold coin donation so we started there. The Darwin Chinese Temple is colourful with its bright yellow roof and red decorations and has two little lions guarding the entrance (made in China and origin ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Darwin » Cullen Bay

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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